Ngamambo

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bafuchu, Banja, Mbu, Mungyen, Nga, Ngembo
Population

108,000 (2013 CABTAL). 8,000 Ngamambo and 100,000 Moghamo (2013 CABTAL).

Location

North West region: Mezam division, Santa subdivision, Bafuchu and Nja village areas; Momo division, east Batibo and east and southeast Mbengwi subdivisions.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Moghamo (Ashong, Awyi, Iyirikum, Kugwe, Muywi, Tiwirkum, Widekum). Lexical similarity: 88% with Meta’ [mgo].

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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